Examining rainfall and cholera dynamics in Haiti using statistical and dynamic modeling approaches.

@article{Eisenberg2013ExaminingRA,
  title={Examining rainfall and cholera dynamics in Haiti using statistical and dynamic modeling approaches.},
  author={Marisa C. Eisenberg and Gregory Kujbida and Ashleigh R Tuite and David N. Fisman and Joseph H. Tien},
  journal={Epidemics},
  year={2013},
  volume={5 4},
  pages={197-207}
}
Haiti has been in the midst of a cholera epidemic since October 2010. Rainfall is thought to be associated with cholera here, but this relationship has only begun to be quantitatively examined. In this paper, we quantitatively examine the link between rainfall and cholera in Haiti for several different settings (including urban, rural, and displaced person camps) and spatial scales, using a combination of statistical and dynamic models. Statistical analysis of the lagged relationship between… CONTINUE READING
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